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Real Estate

Shaping Vibrant Markets

Preparing the leaders who will shape the future of real estate.

Experiential Learning

Developing Solutions, Driving Impact

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Stern Signature Projects

Students are exposed to immersive learning opportunities as they help address some of the greatest challenges of the 21st century, from human rights to urban planning.

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Urbanization Project

Founded by Professor Paul Romer (currently Chief Economist of the World Bank) in conjunction with the NYU Marron Institute of Urban Management, the Project brings students and faculty together to collaborate on applied research and urbanization initiatives around the world. 

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Curriculum

A Curriculum Customized to Your Goals

You need a curriculum that is relevant to your career goals. We provide the options to get you there. Choose up to three areas of focus from more than 20. From there, you can dial in your experience by selecting from a pool of over 200 electives. 

A rigorous general business core, in-depth electives in real estate investment, development, financing and analysis, and hands-on industry work equip you with the knowledge and tools necessary to develop a prosperous career in real estate. 

You will also have the chance to round out your real estate expertise by taking elective courses from NYU’s Schack Institute of Real Estate.
 

Related Specializations

 

 Real Estate      Finance      Corporate Finance 

 

Related Coursework:

  • Real Estate Primary Markets
  • Real Estate Capital Markets
  • Real Estate Development and Entrepreneurship
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Real Estate Investment Strategies
  • Urban Systems

Faculty Spotlight

Paul Romer

Paul Romer

Paul Romer, an economist and policy entrepreneur, is the founding director of the NYU Stern Urbanization Project. The Urbanization Project conducts applied research on the many ways in which policymakers in the developing world can use the rapid growth of cities to create economic opportunity and undertake systemic social reform.

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Stern Signature Projects

"I come from a real estate background, which is why the urbanization project was very interesting to me ... I also wanted to take a class that let me work on a real world initiative and was unlike any school experience I’ve had before."

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Career

Work in the Real Estate Capital of the World

Access to industry leaders and recruiters from the world's most respected real estate firms. Exposure to some of the most exciting development projects in the world. 

Whether your real estate aspirations include investing, development, management or banking, our career program was built with your success in mind. 


Select Real Estate Employers of NYU Stern MBAs:

  • Allianz Real Estate of America
  • Boston Properties
  • China Vanke
  • Exeter Property Group
  • Tishman Speyer
  • Zeckendorf Development
 

Center for Real Estate Finance Research

The NYU Stern CREFR fosters thought leadership in real estate finance, economics, and operations. This relationship also deepens Stern’s relationship with the investment community, and residential and commercial real estate industries, while positioning Stern students to become the industry’s future leaders.

The Executive in Residence Program
This program, run through the Center for Real Estate Finance Research (CREFR), brings Stern students and senior leaders from the industry together. Some of the many companies represented include Aerium, TH Real Estate, CarVal Investors, Patron Capital, CBRE Capital Advisors, Clarion Partners, Vornado, Howard Hughes Corporation, Village Roadshow Theme Parks, Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority and Trepp.

The Career Mentor Program
Also run through the (CREFR), the Career Mentor Program pairs Stern students specializing in real estate with an industry leader from companies like Morgan Stanley and Stone Mountain Management.
 

Community and Clubs

Connection Begins Here

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Stern Real Estate Club

Immerse yourself in the world of real estate. A recent trek of the SREC included a presentation and tour by Silverstein Properties of the World Trade Center (4WTC) in New York City, featuring an inside look at the development process and future plans for the site.

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Graduate Finance Association

GFA educates and prepares students for their careers in finance. Expand your network through guest lectures, panel discussions, networking mixers, site visits, mock interviews and case competitions.

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Marron Institute of Urban Management

The Marron Institute conducts innovative applied research, working with cities to take on critical challenges of urban living.

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